With life behind bars now a certainty for Jared Lee Loughner, federal prison officials will have to determine just where to put him.Read More »
Congressman Ed Pastor is among current and former politicians, a mayor, a community college president and a host of life-long friends of Richard Miranda asking a federal judge for leniency when the ex-lawmaker is sentenced June 5.Read More »
A federal grand jury today charged Rep. Ben Arredondo with bribery, fraud, attempted extortion and false statements for allegedly taking thousands of dollars in game tickets and other perks in exchange for brokering property deals in Tempe.Read More »
After a nearly eight-month court fight, Arizona’s voter-approved medical marijuana law is back on track for full implementation.Read More »
A federal judge today dismissed the lawsuit filed by Gov. Jan Brewer that stalled key portions of a state-run medical marijuana program, which was narrowly approved by Arizona voters in 2010.Read More »
Most judges in Arizona are elected, but they are muzzled and hand-cuffed when it comes to campaigning.
They can’t put out their hands for money and they can’t endorse or associate with candidates in other partisan elections or political causes, but an attorney in Mohave County is among a handful of judicial candidates and judges around the nation who are challenging the constitutionality of those restrictions in court.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is asking a federal court in Phoenix to dismiss a lawsuit over her "day of prayer" proclamations.Read More »
The Department of Justice has settled an employment discrimination case against the Tucson Unified School District.Read More »
U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton didn’t immediately rule on a motion to dismiss Arizona’s countersuit against the federal government, but left no doubt that she would throw out at least part of the case.Read More »
A U.S. District Court Judge has ruled an Arizona law that would have allowed Glendale to annex Tohono O'odham land is unconstitutional and in direct violation of federal law.Read More »